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Missy's Rescue Desperately Needs Your Help!

Please help! Rent od overdue and supplies are depleted. A GoFundMe account has been set up so that you can help, or donate directly to

You can also bring your donations directly to Missy's at 12322 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125.

Please on Facebook & Twitter (every little bit helps!) and/or become one a beloved volunteer or foster home!

Ananda Auction - Help Support the Yoga Hall. Join Ananda members and friends as we have fun and support the Yoga Hall! There will be lots of great things for sale including home decor, spiritual products and services, fine dining, artwork, and much more. 3-7 p.m., Saturday, June 2, at Ananda, 23305 Bothell-Everett Hwy., Bothell, WA.

Mark your calendar for Bassett Fun Day! Saturday, June 23, 12-3 p.m. at the Academy of Canine Behavior in Bothell. $10 admission, children free. Plenty of games, raffles, and prizes at this fundraiser for Bassett Rescue of Puget Sound. RSVP at

All-Breed Equine Rez-Q is moving and needs your help! Donations are needed and can be sent to PO Box 442, Snohomish, WA 98291. From April 15 until they are moved, they need volunteers to prepare. If you need community service hours, you can get them there. Lots of jobs to choose from. To volunteer call 425-263-6390.

Darcy Pariso on the Radio and In-Person!

June 14: Hear Darcy Pariso on Animal Soul Wisdom Radio, every second Thursday 11 am Pacific, 2 pm Eastern, on KKNW 1150 AM in Seattle or listen live at “Tapping into the wisdom of our animals, angels and masters.” Call in with your questions.

Sunday, May 20, 12-5: Mystic Fair. Two 20-min. readings/$35 and a variety of practitioners. Seattle Unity Church, Seattle

Saturday, June 9, 10-5, Experience Horse Wisdom through Animal Communication. Pt. 1. Centaur Development Ranch, Snohomish, WA Space is limited. $175. Space is limited. To sign up go

Seattle Animal Shelter Conducting Emphasis Patrols on Saltwater Beaches

It’s spring in Seattle, which means blossoming and hatching all around us. This is a particularly important time to ensure that immature wildlife have their best opportunity to flourish in the Northwest. To help protect the young wildlife, the Seattle Animal Shelter will be conducting emphasis patrols on all saltwater beaches in the city.

Dogs are not allowed on any of Seattle’s public saltwater beaches, even if they are leashed. This law helps us protect the fragile ecosystem along our shorelines. Marine mammals, such as seal pups that are typically born in April, use the city’s beaches to rest and warm themselves. Shore birds also frequent our beaches. Wildlife that interact with dogs are less likely to reach adulthood.

Uniformed animal service officers will be patrolling city parks with a focus on saltwater beaches and may issue citations to violators. If you would like to report Seattle beaches where dogs are frequently seen, submit a service request at You can also contact the Seattle Animal Shelter by calling 206-386-PETS (7387).

For more information about the Seattle Animal Shelter, visit

Join Purrfect Pals for the Second Chances Luncheon, with special guest Jackson Galaxy!

Join Purrfect Pals for their Second Chances Luncheon on June 7! Guests will enjoy a delicious gourmet vegetarian lunch while learning about the work Purrfect Pals is doing to provide much-needed second chances for homeless cats and kittens in the Puget Sound Region.

Inspirational speakers will include cat behavior expert and television star Jackson Galaxy as well as members of our community whose lives have been dramatically changed by Purrfect Pals and the cats brought into their lives.

There is no charge to attend the luncheon, but guests will be asked to make a donation during the event. A minimum donation of $150 is suggested. The program will begin promptly at 12 pm and end at 1:15pm. If you have time to stay longer, Jackson Galaxy will be sticking around for an hour after the official program and will be available to answer guest questions!

To learn more about the Second Chances Luncheon, please visit or contact them at 360-926-8447 or

Coming up at Homeward Pet Adoption Center:

Fur Baby Shower, Saturday, June 16. It's the cutest season around: kitten season is coming! Soon, more kittens will be taking shelter at Homeward Pet, which means a greater need for food, small toys, and medical care. Join them to help prepare for pink noses and tiny paws.

Coming up at Seattle Humane:

Kitty Literature offers the opportunity for 5-10 year olds to help socialize Seattle Humane's cats by reading to them. Participants can read to cats in the community adoption rooms for 20 minute sessions. What better way for your child to help animals and improve upon their own skill set!, More info and register at

Registration is now open for Animal Adventure Summer Day Camps for kids. Register online.

Upcoming Events with Anne Gordon de Barrigon 

Spirit of the Orca Retreat on San Juan Island will be September 13-18 this year. Visit for more information.

Living the Dolphin Way Swim with Wild Dolphins Retreat in Bimini June 3-9, 2018
Learn how to live like the dolphins as you swim as part of the pod in true unity/community in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. You will learn how to have more joy and bring more play into your life. How to go with the flow and easily surf through challenges as the dolphins do.

Ancient Wisdom Retreat in the Pearl Islands and Rainforest of Panama, August 5-10, 2018
Dive deep into the Ancient Wisdom that the Whales, the Wisdom Keepers of the Earth, and the Dolphins, the Masters of Joy and Play, have to share with us on this powerful retreat. You will spend time with the indigenous tribe of the Emberá people who still live in traditional villages in the jungle. The Emberá are the embodiment of what it is to live on land as a Human Dolphin Pod!

What's New at Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project:

Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project and Pasado's Safe Haven collaborate on transportation to increase access to spay/neuter in Snohomish County. Pick-up is at Sultan Red Apple Market. For more information and make a reservation visit FCSNP's website and Facebook page

Events and Services at Purrfect Pals:

Free cat spay and neuter clinic Fridays by appointment at The Purrfect Pals clinic in Arlington. Donations are encouraged but not required. Email or call 360-652-9611 to schedule an appointment.

Upcoming Events at MEOW

Mark your calendars for MEOW's Annual Fine Wines & Felines Benefit Dinner and Auction, Saturday, June 23 in the Hub Ballroom on the UW Campus, starting at 5:30 p.m. For more information visit

Become a MEOW Guardian Angel: A "Guardian Angel" is a person who cares deeply for an adult cat or cats, but isn't in the position to adopt them. This person pre-pays the adoption fee so that when someone is interested in adopting a cat or cats, the fee is waived. At any given time, MEOW has many adult cats who have Guardian Angels, blessed by the person who wants them to find a home, there will be no adoption fee.

Vouchers for Free Public Spay/Neuter Surgeries Available through MEOW: Thanks to grant funds received, MEOW continues to provide needed spay/neuter surgery support to those in our community. Since receiving their first grant mid 2010, they have funded over 2400 spay/neuter surgeries. Funds are available for dogs, feral or free-roaming cats, cats belonging to anyone needing financial assistance, and cats who qualify for their Toms & Moms program. While MEOW has often provided monetary support for community members needing financial assistance or those managing feral cat colonies, these additional grant funds help them do more. If you know someone who could use their help, please have them call the shelter (425-822-6369) or email MEOW at

Upcoming Events for Pawsitive Alliance.

June 23, Bow Wow Meow Luau, Marymoor Park, 6046 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond. Looking to add a pet to the family? Join us and our many partner shelters and rescues at the 2018 Bow Wow Meow Luau to find your new furry family member.

Seattle Animal Shelter Pet Loss Support Group meets on Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Shelter. The meetings are free. For more information call (206) 386-7387 and press #3.

Free spaying/neutering available for parent dogs and cats at Seattle Animal Shelter

As part of an ongoing program, anyone who brings a litter of puppies or kittens to the Seattle Animal Shelter is eligible to have the parent animals spayed or neutered for free. As long as donors continue to support the Pet Population Control Fund, the offer will continue indefinitely. For more information about this free spay and neuter program and other Seattle Animal Shelter services, call (206) 386-PETS (7387). 49-7560 or online at

If you would like to foster cats and kittens for Seattle Animal Shelter plan to attend a free foster cat orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter, held on the first Saturday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. Sign up by email at Pre-registration is required. For more information call 206-386-PETS.

N.O.A.H. and Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low rates for cat spay/neuter surgeries!

N.O.A.H. Animal Adoption and Spay/Neutear Center is now offering feline spay/neuter surgeries for only $10 to people regardless of location. N.O.A.H. also is now altering any feral or free roaming cat free! Other needed vaccines and tests are also offered at very low rates. For more information, visit N.O.A.H.'s web page at

Missing Pet Partnership seeks volunteers and donations for Zeke's surgery

The Missing Pet Partnership, a non-profit organization, seeks donations and volunteers to continue their work and pay for Zeke, K9 Pet Detective's surgery. Send your donations to PO Box 3085, Federal Way, WA 98063. For more info visit

Pet Loss Support Group meets on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. at the Humane Society in Bellevue. More more information visit or call 425-641-0080.

Above: Martha with Freedom the eagle.

See photos from Freedom The Eagle's visit to Animal World


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